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Nonvenereal endemic treponematoses: yaws, endemic syphilis (bejel), and pinta 

Nonvenereal endemic treponematoses: yaws, endemic syphilis (bejel), and pinta
Nonvenereal endemic treponematoses: yaws, endemic syphilis (bejel), and pinta

David A. Warrell



Differences between T. p. pallidum and T. p. pertenue strains—explored by comparing their whole genomes.

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date: 24 September 2021

The endemic treponematoses are chronic, granulomatous diseases caused by morphologically and serologically identical spirochaetes of the genus Treponema. They are spread by intimate but nonsexual contact and sometimes by fomites, mainly among children. Treponema pallidum subsp. pertenue causing yaws (framboesia), T. pallidum subsp. endemicum causing endemic syphilis (bejel) and ...

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